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Dementia Australia has slammed the misuse of antipsychotic drugs and restraints in nursing homes following new reports In September 2018, the ABC’s Four Corners program …

A review of the benefits of statins has found a lack of convincing evidence for the drugs’ use in helping prevent conditions such as cancer …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with Ramsay Health and residential aged care under the spotlight First, there was regulatory news: Health Minister …

The banner group will be training pharmacists, changing physical aspects of the store and designating ‘quiet areas’ to help support people with dementia Priceline Pharmacy …

Pharmacists need to be vigilant when it comes to drug-drug interactions to which people with dementia are vulnerable, writes Ben Basger Drug–drug interactions (DDIs) are …

The Prime Minister has announced a Royal Commission into the aged care sector, as an ABC report highlights poor treatment of residents and inappropriate medication …

Pharmacy stakeholders have criticised the overuse of psychotropic medications in residential nursing homes, following an ABC inquiry Pharmacists working in aged care settings could do …

A new study is recruiting accredited pharmacists to examine how a support system can help in the management of older patients “People with dementia in …

The brains of Alzheimer’s patients seem to contain higher levels of human herpes viruses than healthy brains, according to new research In a large-scale analysis …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effectiveness of Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors and Memantine in Treating the Cognitive Symptoms of Dementia Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs) …

AJP Editor Chris Brooker joins host Miranda to reflect on the day two of APP2018’s events including: the Shadow Health Minister Catherine King’s response to …

AJP chats with Ita Buttrose, National Ambassador for Dementia Australia, who is at APP2018 to talk about ways to reduce the risk of different forms of …